The Play that Goes Wrong

Henry LewisJonathan SayerHenry Shields

The Play that Goes Wrong


Contemporary British comedy presents an ironic view of the world of theatre and, at the same time, pays tribute to this world

The new SND building, Studio
25. 4. 2024 19:00 h - 22:00 h

Schedule of performances

Sunday 22. 9. 2024
19:00 h 22:00 h
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Saturday 30. 11. 2024
19:00 h 22:00 h
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Not the most professional of theatre companies has staged a new play. Alas, as the title suggests, during the performance all that can, goes wrong? The lead female protagonist is nearly killed by her colleagues, a number of actors find out that, to remember a line is an insurmountable challenge, and the ensemble literally demolishes the whole stage set.Despite the catastrophes, our ensemble comes to terms with each obstacle. They complete the performance by exerting all their strength – and in some cases, risking their life.
The Play That Goes Wrong is not merely a classic comedy set in backstage theatre. Along with the battery of classic stage gags, it presents quite some artistic acting skills.The production brings together British verbal humour with the exuberance of farce and spectacularity of new circus.
The British hit comedy receive the 2015 Lawrence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.
Running time: 3 hrs with one interval
Première November 8, 2019
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Production Team

Stage Director Michal Vajdička
Dramaturgy by Daniel Majling
Stage Design Pavol Andraško
Costumes Design Katarína Hollá
Make up Artist Martin Blizniak